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Lightweight aluminium solutions for bus manufacturers

Constellium works with bus manufacturers to respond to the global drive to increase energy efficiency and safety in road transportation by developing lighter and more economical vehicles.

Building more efficient buses

Double-deck bus application

In a sector where the aim is to maximize payload (the vehicle’s carrying capacity) and optimize fuel consumption, reducing vehicle weight is of the utmost importance. The use of Constellium’s lightweight aluminium solutions allows manufacturers to build fuel-efficient buses without compromising strength or safety.

A full range of aluminium and composite solutions

We have customer references across the globe for a complete portfolio of standardized aluminium lightweight solutions, including:

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    semi-finished products such as structural extrusions, composites panels, sheet, plates forgings and casting
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    accessories for easy assembly of coach structures
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    Hybrid vehicle structures

    We design leading-edge hybrid vehicles

    multi-material components and integrated solutions
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    design support and engineering,
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    full technical support.

Our solution development experts work out of a state-of-the-art R&D center and in conjunction with specialist engineers in our plants. We design leading-edge hybrid vehicles that combine aluminium products with composites and other materials.

Key-fact

Maximize payload and optimize fuel consumption by reducing vehicle weight.

Your contacts

All countries

Sales contact

Vito Melina

Tel.: +41 44 438 66 21

Extrusions
 

Max Hoegger-Strasse 6
P.O. Box 1812
CH-8048 Zürich
Switzerland

All countries

Technical contact

Gino Dallo

Tel.: +41 44 438 66 14

Extrusions
 

Max Högger-Strasse 6
P.O. Box 1812
CH-8048 Zürich
Switzerland

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Last update 14 September 2016 Back to top